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PPLC Mission and Goals

Vision Statement

PPLC will be the catalyst for connecting communities.

Mission Statement

PPLC provides leadership, resources and opportunities to enhance the quality, value, and availability of library services to members.


  • Resource Sharing
  • Inclusiveness
  • Member focused
  • Advocacy
  • Stewardship
  • Literacy

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Library Services: To broaden the range and accessibility of evolving library resources, services, and programs (onsite and offsite).

Inclusive: To proactively meet the needs of all community members.

Advocacy: To advocate for libraries connecting with community leaders to pursue private and public funding.

Board: To be actively engaged in supporting the distribution of library services to all community members.

Awareness: To promote the essential services that libraries provide as anchors in their communities.


1.1: Library users throughout the PPLC service area will have timely and easy access to current and relevant library services.
1.2: Library users will receive skilled assistance in meeting their e-source needs through knowledgeable staff.

2.1: The needs of our community members will be identified and developed each year through 2016.
2.2: The special needs community will be offered current and relevant services such as Talking Book, Deaf Literacy, and family literacy through member libraries.

3.1: Develop corporate and business partnerships for long-term fund development.
3.2: Promote libraries as essential services with local, state, and federal government.
3.3: The Library Directors, PPLC Board and Staff will campaign to improve support for greater public funding of libraries.

4.1: Board members will participate in a formal orientation program to increase their understanding of the Library cooperative and their legal and fiduciary responsibilities as Board members.
4.2: PPLC Board Members will become familiar with library operations through onsite visits throughout the Cooperative libraries.
4.3: The Board will engage the community, elected officials, and other stakeholders in supporting libraries and improving services for all residents.

5.1: Increase awareness of library programs by building ongoing support among consumers and key library stakeholders.


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